Agno railway station

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Agno
Agno railway station 02.jpg
The station platform looking north, with station building to left and depot entrance to right
Station statistics
Address Via Stazione,
Agno,
Canton of Ticino,
Switzerland
Coordinates 45°59′45″N 8°54′03″E / 45.995857°N 8.900849°E / 45.995857; 8.900849Coordinates: 45°59′45″N 8°54′03″E / 45.995857°N 8.900849°E / 45.995857; 8.900849
Elevation 274 m (899 ft) AMSL[1]
Line(s) Lugano–Ponte Tresa railway
Connections Autopostale bus services
Lugano Airport (10 minute walk)
Distance 7.7 km (4.8 mi) from Lugano FLP[1]
Platforms 2
Other information
Owned by Lugano–Ponte Tresa railway
Operator Lugano–Ponte Tresa railway (FLP)
Services
Preceding station   Swiss rail network   Following station
toward Lugano FLP
FLP
S60
toward Ponte Tresa
Location
Agno railway station is located in Switzerland
Agno railway station
Agno railway station (Switzerland)

Agno is a railway station in the municipality of Agno in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The station is on the metre gauge Lugano–Ponte Tresa railway (FLP), between Lugano and Ponte Tresa.[1][2]

The station is served by FLP trains on line S60 of the Ticino rapid transit network, which operate every 15 minutes between Lugano and Ponte Tresa, with trains every 30 minutes at weekends and evenings. The station is also served by an Autopostale bus service to Aranno and Cademario Casa di Cura.[3][4]

Agno is the nearest station to Lugano Airport, and is a sign-posted 10-minute walk from the airport terminal.[5]

The headquarters and main depot of the FLP adjoins the station. The station has a passing loop, although trains do not usually pass here in normal service. There is a single side platform which adjoins the station building, and a narrow centre platform allows passengers to board and alight from trains on the loop track.

The station was renovated and expanded between 1990 and 1992, and further work, including the enlargement of the centre platform, was undertaken in 2003.[6]

Gallery[edit]

Station building from the street 
The station in 1978 

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Eisenbahnatlas Schweiz. Verlag Schweers + Wall GmbH. 2012. p. 61. ISBN 978-3-89494-130-7. 
  2. ^ Swiss Confederation. map.geo.admin.ch (Map). http://map.geo.admin.ch/?selectedNode=node_ch.swisstopo.swissboundaries3d-gemeinde-flaeche.fill1&Y=714387.5&X=95737.5&zoom=7&bgLayer=ch.swisstopo.pixelkarte-farbe&layers=ch.swisstopo.swissboundaries3d-gemeinde-flaeche.fill&layers_opacity=1&layers_visibility=true&lang=en. Retrieved 2012-10-16.
  3. ^ "Lugano–Ponte Tresa (Linea S60)" (in Italian). Canton of Ticino. Archived from the original on 2012-10-23. Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  4. ^ "Schema di rete - Trasporti pubblici" [Network diagram - Public transport] (in Italian). Canton of Ticino. Retrieved 2012-10-18. 
  5. ^ "Public Transport". Lugano Airport. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  6. ^ "Cenni Storici Sulla Ferrovia Lugano-Ponte Tresa - 1981-2012" [History of the Lugano–Ponte Tresa railway - 1981-2012] (in Italian). Ferrovie Luganesi. Retrieved 2012-10-24. 

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